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Fiji History

Fiji’s original population was Melanesians, with a touch of Polynesians. In 1643 Dutch explorer Abel Tasman came to Fiji as the first European. There were many tribal wars in the 19th century; in 1871–1873 an unsuccessful attempt to establish a kingdom was made. The country was a British colony in 1874-1970. This led to large-scale… Read More »